New Front Door Cost: 2020 UK Replacement Prices

Usually, a front door opens directly onto a publicly accessible area. So, that’s why it needs to be strong and able to withstand vandalism.   If yours is damaged or falling apart, you could have a new front door replacement costing between £250 and £400 if its uPVC or about £800 if its a composite. Good … Read more

RSJ Cost: 2020 Steel Beam Installation Price Comparison UK

An RSJ, also known as a Rolled Steel Joist, is a length of steel used in the building industry to replace a load–bearing wall with a steel beam. The RSJs have a specific profile or shape to produce the greatest load–bearing capacity using the minimum amount of steel. They are mass–produced in various lengths and … Read more

Garage Roof Replacement Cost: 2020 UK Price Comparison

Garages are useful places to store many things, including kids’ bikes or your vehicle. You can even use it as a hobby room. Usually, they’re sturdily built, but they aren’t habitable. So, many builders use flat roofs that only last 10 or 15 years and cost far less than a pitched roof with tile or … Read more

Wood Flooring Cost: 2020 Installation & Fitting Prices

Wooden flooring looks good!   You can’t deny that a professionally installed hardwood flooring looks sophisticated and elegant in both modern and traditional homes. But that’s not all. They’re also hard–wearing, easy to clean and maintain, and will last for much longer than a typical carpet.  On average, the cost of wooden flooring in the UK … Read more

Electric Boiler Cost: 2020 Best Combi Price Comparison

The name ‘Combi’ comes from the boiler’s ability to efficiently ‘combine’ producing heat for hot water and central heating at the same time. A ‘combi’ differs from other types of boiler by delivering instant hot water. It uses the domestic water supply rather than feeding the hot tap from a storage tank.  In contrast, an … Read more

Biomass Boiler Cost: 2020 Heating Price Comparison

Biomass boilers are similar to traditional gas and oil–fuelled boilers, except they burn sustainably sourced wood and plant–based pellets.   Another difference is the cost to buy one. Domestic biomass boiler prices are considerably more expensive than conventional boilers. The average cost to install a biomass heating system in a standard four–bedroom home costs between £10,000 … Read more

Electric Gates Cost: 2020 UK Automatic Installation Prices

If someone mentions electric gates, most people automatically think of security gates used by the rich and famous. However, not any more. In the last five years or so, more and more ‘ordinary’ people started installing these as they have become more affordable. Furthermore, you can fit an electric gate to just about any private … Read more

Air Source Heat Pump Cost: 2020 Installation Price Comparison

Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHP), are a relatively modern energy–efficient heat source that uses heat from the sun stored within the atmosphere. The air source heating technology works similarly to an average refrigerator but in reverse. A fridge takes heat away from the interior of the fridge and dissipates it to the environment through a … Read more

Decking Cost: 2020 Garden Fitting & Installation Prices

Fitting garden decking is a great way to make full use of your garden space. Especially, when a concrete or paving patio becomes slippery in wet weather. Also, if your garden slopes away from the house it’s difficult to install a level patio anyway. This is where decking comes in handy. Usually, it tidies up … Read more

Cavity Wall Insulation Cost: 2020 Price Comparison (per m2)

Want to know the benefits of cavity wall insulation and how much it will cost you? About a third of the heat lost from your home disappears through the uninsulated cavity wall. That’s a significant proportion of your energy bill. So, if you insulate your walls you’ll save money and do your bit for helping … Read more